Course Outline

Introduction to project management

  • Project Lifecycle & key terms
  • Stakeholder awareness and team composition

Project initiation

  • The project selection criteria
  • Developing the project charter
  • Team mobilisation

Project planning

  • Gathering requirements and understanding Scope 
  • Identifying deliverables and success criteria
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Defining activities, sequency and setting milestones
  • Defining resource requirements
  • Creating an effective communication plan
  • Identification of the critical path
  • Estimating cost and developing a budget
  • Defining project risk

Project execution

  • Monitor and control project work
  • Establishing effective project meetings and project Governance
  • Manage Communication plan and effective information distribution
  • Manage project reporting and Key Performance Indicators KPI's
  • Managing project Risks and Issues
  • Managing project scope and the change control process

Closing the project

  • Performing project closure activities and achieving sign-off
  • Conducting effective lessons learned
  • Administrative closure procedure


  • Common project pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Q&A


There are no specific requirements needed to attend this course.

This course is designed especially for supervisors and managers who are responsible for mid-to-long term projects, and wish to gain a better understanding of project management principles, tools, and techniques. Participants should have a good command of written and spoken English

 7 Hours

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